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Lenny Henry by Trevor Leighton

Lenny Henry Returns to Theatre in 2019

25th May 2018

It was announced today that Lenny Henry will be taking the part of Elmore in August Wilson's King Hedley II at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. 

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Nadia Fall, said today, “There’s just so much to get excited about as our 2019 shows go on sale today. I’m thrilled that Lenny Henry will be appearing at Theatre Royal Stratford East in August Wilson’s ferocious and timely play King Hedley II. Taking on the role of Elmore, this will be the first time that Lenny Henry has appeared on our stage and also the first time that the great August Wilson’s work has been performed here."

You can find out more of the Theatre Royal Stratford East season here: http://www.stratfordeast.com/news/lenny-henry-returns-to-the-stage-in-august-wilsons-king-hedley-ii 

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